Students

New resources for Australian classrooms

Schools across Australia have access to a range of educational resources to incorporate human rights in the classroom.
Thursday 12 March 2015
Australian Human Rights Commission President Professor Gillian Triggs; Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane; His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC; and New Zealand Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy.

Racial Discrimination Act a ‘crucial enabler’

Australian Human Rights Commission President Professor Gillian Triggs; Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane; His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC; and New Zealand Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan...
Thursday 19 February 2015
40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act - RDA @40 Conference. Sydney 19-20 February 2015

Commission to host conference on racial discrimination laws

The role of racial discrimination laws in responding to racism will be the focus of a conference next month at the Australian Human Rights Commission.The RDA@40 Conference will be held in Sydney from 19-20 February 2015, hosted by Race...
Thursday 29 January 2015
Adam goodes

‘Invaluable support’ for anti-racism message from outgoing Australian of the...

The Australian Human Rights Commission acknowledges the leadership of Adam Goodes in anti-racism and human rights, as he concludes his term as 2014 Australian of the Year.More than 325 organisations across Australia are official supporters of the...
Wednesday 21 January 2015

Social cohesion undermined by racism in neighbourhoods and shops

Australia remains a cohesive society with one of the highest levels of positive sentiment towards multiculturalism and immigration in the western world, according to the Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion survey.Race Discrimination...
Wednesday 29 October 2014

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